Common Name: Bird's foot trefoil
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Chalky/alkaline
Time to plant seeds: March to April
Flowering period: May to August
This spreading native perennial is normally found in grasslands. It has bluish-green, divided leaves. In spring and early summer, attractive double yellow, pea-like flowers appear, followed by black peapods of about 2.5cm. This species is ideal for a wildlife garden. Its height varies, from 5cm to 20cm, but stems can grow up to 50cm. The plant has a deep, branched root system and tolerates both wet and moderately dry conditions.
Looks good with:Borago officinalis Alba
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